Free Press Journal
  • Long work hours can increase risk of alcohol abuse

    London: Employees who work more than 48 hours per week are more likely to engage in risky drinking than those who work standard weeks, a new study has found.

  • Asthma linked with increased obstructive sleep apnea risk

    New York: People suffering from asthma are at an increased risk of developing obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a sleep disorder associated with adversely affecting health and a higher risk of death.

  • Feeling cold is contagious too

    London: Not just yawning, but cold too is contagious, find British researchers. A shivering person can make you feel cold, they add.

  • First contracting human muscle grown in lab

    Washington: Researchers have for the first time grown human skeletal muscle in the lab which contracts and responds just like native tissue to external stimuli such as electrical pulses, biochemical signals and pharmaceuticals.

  • SpiceJet crisis: Investors approach Sebi with revival plan

    New Delhi: Signalling an imminent change in SpiceJet’s ownership, potential investors including co-founder Ajay Singh and US-based JPMorgan have begun discussions with markets regulator Sebi over their investment plan for the cash-strapped airline.

  • Sri Lanka ruling coalition forms govt in Uva province

    Colombo: Sri Lanka’s new ruling coalition today formed the government in a southeastern province after five members of Mahinda Rajapaksa’s alliance switched their allegiance to the new dispensation, in yet another blow to the besieged former president.

  • Tata Sons gets RBI node to buy DoCoMo’s stake in telecom JV

    New Delhi:  Tata Sons has got an approval from the RBI to buy Japanese telecom firm NTT DoCoMo’s stake in their struggling joint venture, Tata Teleservices, for Rs 7,250 crore after the central bank changed its rule.

  • Life satisfaction good for bone health

    London: Elderly women who are satisfied with their lives have a higher bone density and they suffer from osteoporosis less frequently than their unsatisfied peers, says a study.

  • Sensex

    Sensex falls for second day, down 79 pts as ITC drops

    Mumbai: Falling for the second straight day, benchmark Sensex today slipped by about 79 points to end at 27,346.82 as ITC shares dropped on worries related to proposed ban on sale of loose cigarettes amid weak global cues.

  • Tight schedule for Obama during India visit

    New Delhi:US President Barack Obama will have a tight schedule during his three-day visit starting January 25, as he will hold talks with top leadership here on ways to make progress on key issues like defence and civil nuclear agreement and attend the Republic Day celebrations as the Chief Guest, among other engagements.

  • Vikram is hassle-free: Abhimanyu Singh

    Mumbai: Actor Abhimanyu Singh, who has bagged a challenging role with Vikram in Tamil movie “10 Enradhukulla”, says the latter is devoid of any starry tantrums despite his superstar status.

  • Delhi polls: Cong to field Kiran Walia against Kejriwal

    New Delhi:  Congress has decided to field former Delhi Minister Kiran Walia against Arvind Kejriwal in the prestigious New Delhi constituency where the AAP leader had handed a crushing defeat to Sheila Dikshit in the Assembly polls in 2013.

  • Ken-Betwa inter-linking to be taken up shortly

    New Delhi: The project to inter-link Ken and Betwa rivers will be taken up shortly, notwithstanding opposition by some sections, the government said today.

  • Ali Mohammad Sagar

    NC says its offer limited to outside support, attacks PDP

    Srinagar: As PDP showed disinclination to take its support, National Conference today said its offer was limited to outside support for government formation in Jammu and Kashmir and attacked PDP, saying it was “ready to make every possible compromise and U-turn to come to power”

  • Goa LGBT row: Opposition demands minister’s removal

    Panaji: The opposition Wednesday stepped up pressure on the BJP-led Goa government, demanding the resignation and an apology from Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Ramesh Tawadkar for his plans to set up camps to “cure” LGBT youth.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    AAP accuses BJP of whipping up communal tension

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party today accused BJP of whipping up communal tension in the city to gain political mileage in the upcoming Assembly election and alleged that it was behind vandalising of a church in West Delhi’s Vikaspuri area.

  • Makar Sankranti togetherness for Janata Parivar parties

    Patna: The festival of “Makar Sankranti” served as stage to push ahead process of merger of splinter parties of old Janata Parivar with senior leaders asserting the exercise was on track.